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2017 SWPONL Annual Conference: Nurse Leaders – Managing the Present, Anticipating the Future

  • Thursday, August 31, 2017
  • Friday, September 01, 2017
  • Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington, PA


  • This level is for sponsors. SWPONL headquarters will enter the registration after support is received. Send an email to
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2017 Annual SWPONL Conference:

Nurse Leaders -
Managing the Present, Anticipating the Future

August 31- September 1, 2017

Join us for this opportunity for nurse leaders to learn about emerging issues and successful strategies while networking with fellow nursing colleagues from across the region.

The SWPONL Annual Educational Conference offers you the opportunity to learn from our expert speakers as well as from experienced peers who share your same journey. 

2017 Conference Learning Objectives:

  • Identify strengths used to develop high performing teams in the current and future state of healthcare
  • Examine the opioid crisis and the role of the nurse leader as it relates to the workplace and as an advocate to influence change
  • Identify strategies to deliver high levels of health care in the present and in the future
  • Describe the role of the nurse leader as it relates to population health and the future of healthcare

Accepted posters will be highlighted and on display to represent new ideas and programs to improve patient care and patient care delivery developed by individuals and organizations within the Southwestern Pennsylvania healthcare region. 

Click here for the Program and Brochure. (Updated and includes session descriptions.)

Conference Venue
SWPONL’s 38th Annual Educational Conference will be held once again at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort due to popular demand. Located in Farmington, Pennsylvania, Nemacolin has the best of both worlds: meeting rooms that allow attendees to engage fully in the educational sessions as well as an array of activities to enjoy at your leisure.

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
1001 Lafayette Drive
Farmington, PA 15437

SWPONL Group Conference Room Rates
The Lodge: $175 Single/Double plus taxes
Chateau Lafayette: $205 Single/Double plus taxes
Group code: SWPONL

All reservations are now being accepted on a space available basis (cut-off date was July 31, 2017) Mention SWPONL to ensure that you get the group rate rate.

Resort Reservations

Thank you to our 2017 Conference Sponsors:


For Sponsorship opportunities click here
Please contact Linda Mason for questions and additional information on sponsorship opportunities at:

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